Institutes of the Christian religion / by John Calvin ; a new translation by Henry Beveridge Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564

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Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564
Reformed Church - Doctrines.; Theology, Doctrinal.; Reformed Church - Doctrines - Early works to 1800.
  • Introduction / by Elsie Anne McKee
  • The argument of this book
  • Dedication to Francis I
  • Of the knowledge of God
  • Of the knowledge of man and of free will
  • Of the law
  • Of faith, where the Apostles' Creed is explained
  • Of penitence
  • Of justification by faith and by the merits of works
  • Of the similarities and differences between the Old and New Testaments
  • Of God's predestination and providence
  • Of prayer, where the prayer of Our Lord is explained
  • Of the Sacraments
  • Of Baptism
  • Of the Lord's Supper
  • Of the five other ceremonies falsely called Sacraments : that is, confirmation, penance, extreme unction, ecclesiastical orders, and marriage
  • Of Christian liberty
  • Of the power of the church
  • Of civil government
  • Of the Christian life.
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